Active adventures in Indochina
Beyond the cacophonous streets of Indochina's thriving cities lies a region of towering, jungle-clad mountains that conceal cathedral-like caverns; human-sculpted landscapes of dramatic rice terraces; vast lakes, great rivers, paradise islands and hidden coves. If you love the outdoors, you'll be smitten by the myriad landscapes that await you in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
Don your walking boots and head out for jungle treks in Nam Cat Tien National Park or into the beautiful mountains of northern Vietnam. Stay in homestays with the local minority people as you explore the spectacular terraced mountains of Sapa. Jump on your bike to escape the crowds and discover the hidden corners that most visitors never see. Plunge beneath the waves and discover an underwater wonderland at Nha Trang or remote Con Dao.
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Active Holidays itineraries
This two-week conservation holiday will introduce you to the flora and fauna of Indochina, including elephants, dolphins and tropical rainforest.
Follow the mighty Mekong on a journey through the glorious landscapes of Laos, from magical Luang Prabang to the beautiful 4,000 Islands.
Active Holidays accommodation across Indochina
Mondulkiri Project Jungle Lodge (Mondulkiri)
For the true adventurer, keen to shake off the tourist crowds and get deep into Cambodia's hinterland, the Mondulkiri Project is the perfect spot. For those staying overnight at the project, the rustic Jungle Lodge provides a simple, comfortable hammock surrounded by the sounds of the jungle to lull you to sleep.
Moon Garden Homestay (Hanoi)
Moon Garden offers a unique proposition: a rural eco-retreat one hour west of Hanoi city, providing visitors an opportunity to engage in local Vietnamese activities, from farming to fishing to cooking
The property sits on a low hillside overlooking an attractive landscape of ponds and rice paddies, and is situated within easy cycling distance of Duong Lam ancient village, one of the finest preserved traditional Viet villages in the country. Accommodation is unique, comfortable and tastefully designed from reconstructed traditional homes, complete with antique furniture and decoration from around the region. For those not interested in joining in the daily activity schedule the rural setting is perfect for relaxation, aided by the herbal footbaths provided as part of the package.
Chantha House (Kong Lor Cave)
A good accommodation option in this remote region of central Laos, the Chantha House provides a clean and comfortable base from which to explore the dramatic caves at Kong Lor.
Sol Bungalows (Mai Chau)
Use these elegant bungalows as your base for exploring the stunning surrounds of Mai Chau
Sol Bungalows offers visitors a unique stay here in Mai Chau consisting of well appointed low rise semi-detached bungalows overlooking the rice paddies, mountains and impressive herb garden. Each bungalow has a private balcony, en-suite facilities and Air Conditioning. The rooms are simply styled, and are all bright and airy. The Sol Bungalows offers a wonderful spot to base yourself whilst exploring the surrounding area.
Nam Cang Riverside Lodge (Sapa)
Nam Cang Riverside Lodge situated 35km from Sapa town in a traditional minority village, an excellent location to really enjoy the stunning scenery. The lodge is built and owned by a Red Dao minority family and although basic with shared bathroom facilities the traditional wooden building offers a comfortable and welcoming stay. Facilities include a restaurant with a large veranda overlooking the river and a newly opened spa specializing in the traditional Red Dao herbal bath.
Preah Vihear Boutique Hotel (Preah Vihear)
The Preah Vihear Boutique Hotel in Cheom Ksan District is perfectly located for visiting Preah Vinhear Temple! The hotel blends traditional Cambodian architecture with modern design elements, the rooms are spacious and each has a garden and pool view. The on-site resturanst offers a selection of Cambodian and French dishes.